Latest College World Series News

National champ Vanderbilt set to continue its roll in 2020

Jun. 27, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt topped off its dominant run through the Southeastern Conference with the national championship, and there may be no slowing down the Commodores. Tim Corbin's 2020 club, on paper, might even be better. "Tim has built a program that is to the point it just recycles guys," ESPN...

Vanderbilt wins 2nd national title, beating Michigan 8-2

Jun. 26, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt swept the Southeastern Conference regular-season and tournament titles, set the league record for wins, tied the record with 13 draft picks and lost back-to-back games just twice. Now the Commodores are national champions. Mason Hickman and Jake Eder combined for 14...

Vanderbilt wins College World Series, beating Michigan 8-2 in Game 3 of finals

Jun. 26, 2019 10:16 PM EDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt wins College World Series, beating Michigan 8-2 in Game 3 of finals.

Vandy rides Rocker to 4-1 win, forces a Game 3 vs. Michigan

Jun. 26, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt's go-to guy throughout the postseason once again delivered a dominant performance. Freshman Kumar Rocker struck out 11 while pitching 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, and Vanderbilt got to Michigan's shaky bullpen in a 4-1 win in Game 2 of the College World Series finals...

Michigan beats Vandy 7-4; 1st title since '62 is 1 win away

Jun. 24, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, this time after Vanderbilt pulled within one in the sixth inning, and the Wolverines beat the Commodores 7-4 in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals Monday...

Michigan coach helped build Vandy program he's out to beat

Jun. 23, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin gets right to the point when he discusses his protege, Erik Bakich. He's proud of him. He's impressed with what he has accomplished at Michigan. He's his biggest fan. Now he wants to beat him. Corbin's Commodores and Bakich's Wolverines have never played each...

Wolverines are finding Omaha to be their home away from home

Jun. 22, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Michigan baseball team is feeling right at home in Omaha and the state of Nebraska as its chases the program's first national title since 1962. Some key moments on the Wolverines' improbable journey occurred here even before the College World Series — like the losses in...

Vanderbilt beats Louisville 3-2 to advance to CWS finals

Jun. 22, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt came to the College World Series ranked in the top five in all the major offensive categories. The Commodores have a .400 hitter, the No. 4 overall draft pick and three of the top 20 run producers in the nation. Through 8 1/3 innings against Louisville pitcher Luke Smith, they...

Michigan makes CWS finals with 15-3 win over Texas Tech

Jun. 21, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan has gone from being an anxious team playing not to lose the Big Ten regular-season championship a month ago to one that is carefree and just two wins away from the national championship. The Wolverines ended up letting that conference title slip away, and it was a lesson...

Whistle while you watch? Vandy fan plans to keep noise down

Jun. 21, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fans at the College World Series and across the Southeastern Conference may have never seen Preacher Franklin. They've surely heard him. Franklin is one of the two famous, or infamous, "Vanderbilt Whistlers," and his distinctive chirps can be heard throughout stadiums the Commodores play...